Monday, November 22, 2021

Kuching District

Samarahan tunrs red, Kuching back to orange

KUCHING: Samarahan District has been declared a red zone while Kuching reverted back to an orange zone today. The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said 57 locally transmitted cases were recorded in Samarahan District within the past 14 days which...

Public told to always beware of pandemic

KUCHING: Residents of Kuching must keep their guard at all times despite the declining number of Covid-19 cases in the state’s capital. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the infection is still occurring...

Vanishing old Kuching

People tend to believe that to be modern you have to disengage from your heritage, but it’s not true.— Moza bint Nasser, chairperson of Qatar Foundation While most countries have a long history of old buildings and famous places, newly-formed nations like Sarawak...

Floods in Kuching under control

KUCHING: The flood situation in this district is under control, said Sarawak Rivers Board (SRB) chairman Dr Murni Suhaili. He said this was due to the board opening its barrages to avoid the Sarawak River from overflowing in areas prone...

Kuching now a green zone

KUCHING: The district of Kuching has now been categorised as a green zone. This came after no locally transmitted cases of Covid-19 were detected or reported here in the past 14 days. State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) today (Dec 15) said...

Crime busters get serious

Illegal online gambling KUCHING: Crime busters have nabbed eight persons for involvement in illegal online gambling activities between Dec 7 and 12. Kuching district deputy police chief, Supt Merbin Lisa said police successfully carried out seven raids on premises suspected to...

Domestic violence increases 13.2 pct this year

KUCHING: The number of domestic violence cases has shown a 13.2 percent increase this year (as of October) compared to last year, with Kuching recording the highest number of such cases in Sarawak. “Domestic violence cases have increased by 13.2...

Petros LPG available in Kuching, Samarahan

KUCHING: State-owned oil and gas company Petroleum Sarawak Berhad (Petros) will start supplying its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for the first time in Kuching and Samarahan divisions from next year. Its chairman Tan Sri  Hamid Bugo said the supply of domestic gas...

Kuching’s Catholic masses resume

KUCHING: All masses in the Catholic churches of Kuching resumed today (Nov 28). This was after the conditional movement control order (CMCO) in Kuching was lifted a day earlier. Following the confirmation from Unit for Other Religions (Unifor) that houses of...

Kuching and Miri – yellow; Lawas – green

KUCHING: This district has been declared a Covid-19 yellow zone while Lawas has reverted to green after recording 18 and zero locally transmitted cases respectively in the last 14 days. As for Miri, it remains a Covid-19 yellow zone, said...
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Project growth prospects will benefit people, says CM

KUCHING: The construction of the Sungai Sarawak-Sejingkat Bridge and Second Kuching-Samarahan Trunk Road will not only reduce traffic congestion...
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